LumberJocks

Another Sign

  • Advertise with us
Project by BTKS posted 750 days ago 641 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A real quick sign for a friend’s daughter who is showing cattle. Rough oak with BLO finish. Hand routed letters with black spray paint in the letters. No sand paper used, just planes and card scraper on the front and back. Horrible grain changes in the oak. I counted five grain reversals in just one board!
The unbalanced open area at the bottom is for displaying the names of the cattle. This should be a big surprise this afternoon.
I tried photos with and without lighting.
Thanks for looking. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)





3 comments so far

View jack1's profile

jack1

1918 posts in 2659 days


#1 posted 750 days ago

Nice. Is it freehand?

jack

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

View BTKS's profile

BTKS

1967 posts in 2096 days


#2 posted 749 days ago

Jack,
Yes it was freehand. I left the table plate on the router to provide a large stable base but I didn’t remember the inner spacer ring pops out until I started on the word cattle. If that were stincle lettering I would have started over. We’ll call this attempt “RUSTIC.”
Hope all is well in your neck of the woods. Nice job on your last sign posting.
Later, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

View jack1's profile

jack1

1918 posts in 2659 days


#3 posted 749 days ago

Looks too purty for the country… ;0) You should see mine. Looks like something done after a 6-pack!

;0)

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase